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Members Only: Nights Out – Paint Like Pepin

January 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, 06903 United States

Join us for a fun and relaxing night of watercolor painting flavored by Jacques Pepin’s masterful use of color and whimsical technique. You’ll use watercolors to evoke scenes or subjects of your own inspiration in the charming style of our current exhibition, “The Artistry of Jacques Pepin.” All materials will be generously provided by Jerry’s Artarama of Norwalk. Refreshments, wine and nibbles will be served. Members: $35 Not a member yet? Join Today! REGISTER

Pasta Making Class & Supper with “Chopped” Champion Silvia Baldini

February 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, 06903 United States

Creating the perfect handmade pasta is a combination of art and science, but it needn’t be intimidating. Dive in hands first with chef and “Chopped” champion, Silvia Baldini, and learn simple steps to a variety of shapes, styles and textures. Class will be followed by a feast of our own creation. Former chef at the Ritz in London, Silvia is the founder of Strawberry & Sage, and member of the prestigious Les Dames d’Escoffier NY. Members:$100 | Non-members: $110 REGISTER

SuperbOWL Sunday!

February 13 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, 06903 United States

Session 1: 12:30-1:30  Session 2: 2:00-3:00  Session 3: 3:00-4:00  Celebrate one of our favorite days of the year—SuperbOWL Sunday! No matter who is playing in the big game, there is always great offense and defense in the owl world. Discover the types of owls that call Connecticut home, test yourself with Owl Call Jeopardy, meet our non-releasable barred owl, dissect your own owl pellet and take home a great owl craft for future work!  Class is limited to 10 registrants per session.  Children 7…

SuperbOWL Sunday!

February 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, 06903 United States

Session 1: 12:30-1:30  Session 2: 2:00-3:00  Session 3: 3:00-4:00  Celebrate one of our favorite days of the year—SuperbOWL Sunday! No matter who is playing in the big game, there is always great offense and defense in the owl world. Discover the types of owls that call Connecticut home, test yourself with Owl Call Jeopardy, meet our non-releasable barred owl, dissect your own owl pellet and take home a great owl craft for future work!  Class is limited to 10 registrants per session.  Children 7…

SuperbOWL Sunday!

February 13 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, 06903 United States

Session 1: 12:30-1:30  Session 2: 2:00-3:00  Session 3: 3:00-4:00  Celebrate one of our favorite days of the year—SuperbOWL Sunday! No matter who is playing in the big game, there is always great offense and defense in the owl world. Discover the types of owls that call Connecticut home, test yourself with Owl Call Jeopardy, meet our non-releasable barred owl, dissect your own owl pellet and take home a great owl craft for future work!  Class is limited to 10 registrants per session.  Children 7…

“Robert Dash: Food for Thought; Micro Views of Sustenance: Threats and Prospects” Opening Reception

February 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, 06903 United States

Join us for an opening reception for our exhibit “Robert Dash: Food for Thought; Micro Views of Sustenance: Threats and Prospects”  

Vacation Drop Off Day

February 18 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, 06903 United States

Join us for a great morning of exploration at the SM&NC! February can bring snow, maple syrupping, and great winter birds! We’ll explore what’s happening outside in our forest and look for early signs of spring. Although we’ll have our own private classroom and bathroom, we’ll be outside as much as possible. Additional information will be sent to registrants. Limited to 8 students. Please bring nut-free snack and drink. Children must wear masks whenever inside or whenever they cannot distance outside.  …

Vacation Break Out Day: Presidents & Pancakes

February 21 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, 06903 United States

No School? No problem! Join us for a day of all the best SM&NC has to offer! Discover all about our 2021 Election on the Farm presidential winners, our river otters Bert & Sadie and join us for a reading of Duck for President to learn about the different types of ducks in our flock. Meet some live animals and learn about the reasons behind their names, create some great self-guided crafts, and join us at 2:30 for a pancake with…

MEMBERS ONLY: Family Maple Boildown

February 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, 06903 United States

Join us for an evening at the Maple Sugar House as we turn our maple sap into liquid gold! We’ll have the evaporator running, the fire pit on, and the farmhouse classroom open. Try different grades of maple syrup, make a maple-themed S’more over the campfire, create a craft, and if we are lucky, taste freshly-made syrup (once cooled of course!). We’ll have opportunities for families to come into the sugar house and tables inside and outside available for crafts and S’mores.…

Extreme Maple Syrup

February 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, 06903 United States

Join us for our annual behind-the-scenes look at our maple operation! Help to collect the sap run of the day, see how much syrup has been made so far for the season and how we go from sap to syrup. We’ll also do a maple syrup taste test challenge and get to try a variety of infused maple syrups to see what your favorite is! As always, we’ll reward our hard work with one of our favorite treats—ice cream with…